HIT Policy Committee's Workgroup Meetings; Notice of Meetings, 29762-29763 [2010-12715]

Download as PDF 29762 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 102 / Thursday, May 27, 2010 / Notices visit our Web site at http://healthit.hhs.gov for procedures on public conduct during advisory committee meetings. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., App. 2). Dated: May 17, 2010. Judith Sparrow, Office of Programs and Coordination, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2010–12710 Filed 5–26–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–45–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology; HIT Policy Committee Advisory Meeting; Notice of Meeting AGENCY: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS. ACTION: Notice of meeting. wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory committee of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). The meeting will be open to the public. Name of Committee: HIT Policy Committee. General Function of the Committee: To provide recommendations to the National Coordinator on a policy framework for the development and adoption of a nationwide health information technology infrastructure that permits the electronic exchange and use of health information as is consistent with the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan and that includes recommendations on the areas in which standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria are needed. Date and Time: The meeting will be held on June 25, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m./ Eastern Time. Location: TBD. Please check ONC Web site for information on location. Contact Person: Judy Sparrow, Office of the National Coordinator, HHS, 330 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20201, 202–205–4528, Fax: 202–690–6079, e-mail: judy.sparrow@hhs.gov. Please call the contact person for up-to-date information on this meeting. A notice in the Federal Register about last minute modifications that impact a previously announced advisory committee meeting cannot always be published quickly enough to provide timely notice. Agenda: The committee will hear reports from its workgroups, including the Meaningful Use Workgroup, the Certification/Adoption Workgroup, the NHIN Workgroup, and the Privacy & Security Policy Workgroup. ONC intends to make background material available to the public no later than two (2) business days prior to the meeting. If ONC is unable to post the VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:26 May 26, 2010 Jkt 220001 background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, it will be made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be posted on ONC’s Web site after the meeting, at http://healthit.hhs.gov. Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before June 18, 2010. Oral comments from the public will be scheduled between approximately 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Time allotted for each presentation is limited to three minutes. If the number of speakers requesting to comment is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the scheduled open public hearing session, ONC will take written comments after the meeting until close of business. Persons attending ONC’s advisory committee meetings are advised that the agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical outlets. ONC welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings. Seating is limited at the location, and ONC will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Judy Sparrow at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting. ONC is committed to the orderly conduct of its advisory committee meetings. Please visit our Web site at http://healthit.hhs.gov for procedures on public conduct during advisory committee meetings. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., App. 2). Dated: May 17, 2010. Judith Sparrow, Office of Programs and Coordination, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2010–12711 Filed 5–26–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–45–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology HIT Policy Committee’s Workgroup Meetings; Notice of Meetings AGENCY: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS. ACTION: Notice of meetings. This notice announces forthcoming subcommittee meetings of a federal advisory committee of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). The meetings will be open to the public via dial-in access only. Name of Committees: HIT Policy Committee’s Workgroups: Meaningful Use, PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Privacy & Security Policy, Adoption/ Certification, and Nationwide Health Information Infrastructure (NHIN) workgroups. General Function of the Committee: To provide recommendations to the National Coordinator on a policy framework for the development and adoption of a nationwide health information technology infrastructure that permits the electronic exchange and use of health information as is consistent with the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan and that includes recommendations on the areas in which standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria are needed. Date and Time: The HIT Policy Committee Workgroups will hold the following public meetings during June 2010: June 4th Meaningful Use Workgroup hearing on disparities, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m./ET (location: TBD); June 10th Privacy & Security Policy Workgroup, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m./ET; June 15th NHIN Workgroup, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m./ET; June 18th Certification/Adoption Workgroup, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m./ET; and June 28th Privacy & Security Policy Workgroup, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m./ ET. Location: All workgroup meetings will be available via webcast; for instructions on how to listen via telephone or Web visit http://healthit.hhs.gov. Please check the ONC Web site for additional information as it becomes available. Contact Person: Judy Sparrow, Office of the National Coordinator, HHS, 330 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20201, 202–205–4528, Fax: 202–690–6079, e-mail: judy.sparrow@hhs.gov. Please call the contact person for up-to-date information on these meetings. A notice in the Federal Register about last minute modifications that effect a previously announced advisory committee meeting cannot always be published quickly enough to provide timely notice. Agenda: The workgroups will be discussing issues related to their specific subject matter, e.g., meaningful use, the NHIN, privacy and security policy, or adoption/certification. If background materials are associated with the workgroup meetings, they will be posted on ONC’s Web site prior to the meeting at http:// healthit.hhs.gov. Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the workgroups. Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before two days prior to the workgroups’ meeting date. Oral comments from the public will be scheduled at the conclusion of each workgroup meeting. Time allotted for each presentation will be limited to three minutes. If the number of speakers requesting to comment is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the scheduled open public session, ONC will take written comments after the meeting until close of business on that day. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Judy Sparrow at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting. ONC is committed to the orderly conduct of its advisory committee meetings. Please E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1 29763 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 102 / Thursday, May 27, 2010 / Notices visit our Web site at http://healthit.hhs.gov for procedures on public conduct during advisory committee meetings. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., App. 2). Dated: May 17, 2010. Judith Sparrow, Office of Programs and Coordination, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2010–12715 Filed 5–26–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–45–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Assessing the Long-Term Impacts of the John E. Fogarty International Center’s Research and Training Programs ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, the John E. Fogarty International Center, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will publish periodic summaries of proposed projects to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Proposed Collection Title: Assessing the Long-Term Impacts of the John E. Fogarty International Center’s Research and Training Programs. Type of Information Collection Request: New collection. Need and Use of Information Collection: This study will inform investment decisions and strategies employed by the Fogarty International Center for the purpose of strengthening biomedical research capacity in low and middle income countries. The primary objective of the study is to develop detailed case studies of the long-term impacts of Fogarty’s research and training programs on educational institutions located in low and middle income countries. The findings will provide valuable information concerning return on the Center’s investments over the past twenty years and effective strategies for promoting research capacity development in the future. Frequency of Response: Once. Affected Public: Individuals. Type of Respondents: Current and former NIH grantees; Current and former NIH trainees in countries of interest; Leaders and administrators at institutions of interest; Policy-makers and scientific leaders in countries of interest. Estimated Number of Respondents: 105 per institution; total of 10 institutions over five years. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Average Burden Hours per Response: 1 hour for interview participants; 2 hours for focus group participants. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours Requested: 290 and the annualized cost to respondents is estimated at $4,841. There are no Capital Costs to report. There are no Operating or Maintenance Costs to report. Number of institutions per year Number of responses per respondent Interviews with U.S.-based principal investigators .............. Focus groups with selected trainees and follow-on survey Interviews with university leadership ................................... Interviews with trainees ....................................................... Interviews with foreign grantees .......................................... Interviews with foreign policy-makers/scientific leaders ...... 20 40 4 13 20 8 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 40 160 8 26 40 16 Total .............................................................................. wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES Number of respondents/ participants per institution 105 ........................ ........................ ........................ 290 Request for Comments: Written comments and/or suggestions from the public and affected agencies are invited on one or more of the following points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments via regular mail to Dr. Linda Kupfer, VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:50 May 26, 2010 Jkt 220001 Average burden hours per response Estimated total annual burden hours requested Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, 16 Center Drive, MSC 6705, Building 16, Room 202, Bethesda, MD 20892 or via electronic mail to kupferl@mail.nih.gov. Dated: May 19, 2010. Timothy J. Tosten, Executive Officer, Office of Administrative Management and International Services, John E. Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and instruments, contact Dr. Linda Kupfer, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, 16 Center Drive, Building 16, Room 202, Bethesda, MD 20892, or call 301–496–1491 (this is not a toll-free number), or E-mail your request, including your address to: kupferl@mail.nih.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 102 (Thursday, May 27, 2010)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information 
Technology


HIT Policy Committee's Workgroup Meetings; Notice of Meetings

AGENCY: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information 
Technology, HHS.

ACTION: Notice of meetings.

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    This notice announces forthcoming subcommittee meetings of a 
federal advisory committee of the Office of the National Coordinator 
for Health Information Technology (ONC). The meetings will be open to 
the public via dial-in access only.

    Name of Committees: HIT Policy Committee's Workgroups: 
Meaningful Use, Privacy & Security Policy, Adoption/Certification, 
and Nationwide Health Information Infrastructure (NHIN) workgroups.
    General Function of the Committee: To provide recommendations to 
the National Coordinator on a policy framework for the development 
and adoption of a nationwide health information technology 
infrastructure that permits the electronic exchange and use of 
health information as is consistent with the Federal Health IT 
Strategic Plan and that includes recommendations on the areas in 
which standards, implementation specifications, and certification 
criteria are needed.
    Date and Time: The HIT Policy Committee Workgroups will hold the 
following public meetings during June 2010: June 4th Meaningful Use 
Workgroup hearing on disparities, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m./ET (location: 
TBD); June 10th Privacy & Security Policy Workgroup, 2 p.m. to 4 
p.m./ET; June 15th NHIN Workgroup, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m./ET; June 18th 
Certification/Adoption Workgroup, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m./ET; and June 
28th Privacy & Security Policy Workgroup, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m./ET.
    Location: All workgroup meetings will be available via webcast; 
for instructions on how to listen via telephone or Web visit http://healthit.hhs.gov. Please check the ONC Web site for additional 
information as it becomes available.
    Contact Person: Judy Sparrow, Office of the National 
Coordinator, HHS, 330 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20201, 202-205-
4528, Fax: 202-690-6079, e-mail: judy.sparrow@hhs.gov. Please call 
the contact person for up-to-date information on these meetings. A 
notice in the Federal Register about last minute modifications that 
effect a previously announced advisory committee meeting cannot 
always be published quickly enough to provide timely notice.
    Agenda: The workgroups will be discussing issues related to 
their specific subject matter, e.g., meaningful use, the NHIN, 
privacy and security policy, or adoption/certification. If 
background materials are associated with the workgroup meetings, 
they will be posted on ONC's Web site prior to the meeting at http://healthit.hhs.gov.
    Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information, or 
views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the 
workgroups. Written submissions may be made to the contact person on 
or before two days prior to the workgroups' meeting date. Oral 
comments from the public will be scheduled at the conclusion of each 
workgroup meeting. Time allotted for each presentation will be 
limited to three minutes. If the number of speakers requesting to 
comment is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the 
scheduled open public session, ONC will take written comments after 
the meeting until close of business on that day.
    If you require special accommodations due to a disability, 
please contact Judy Sparrow at least seven (7) days in advance of 
the meeting.
    ONC is committed to the orderly conduct of its advisory 
committee meetings. Please

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visit our Web site at http://healthit.hhs.gov for procedures on 
public conduct during advisory committee meetings.
    Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C., App. 2).

    Dated: May 17, 2010.
Judith Sparrow,
Office of Programs and Coordination, Office of the National Coordinator 
for Health Information Technology.
[FR Doc. 2010-12715 Filed 5-26-10; 8:45 am]
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